I did quick research looking for manufacturers of Single-board computers and small computers. This was a personal note I opened it to the public because I didn’t find anything like this anywhere at the time. The list has no particular order, are just in the order I found them + personal notes.
From industries large and small, to the kitchen table tinkerer, to the classroom coder, we make computing accessible and affordable for everybody.
Personal note: Is the most recognized brand in SBCs, at the time of writing (2023) with inflated prices because of high demand and scalpers.
Get your hands in technology’s guts and control your development destiny with these credit-card sized, low-power, open-hardware computers. Experiment with Debian Linux, Android and more and jump-start development in minutes.
The ODROID means Open + Droid. It is a development platform with hardware as well as software.
Our goal is to push the limits and provide open source products that users want to use and develop, helping them save money and easily personalise their experience.
Personal note: Good performance with optional high amount of RAM if needed.
Banana Pi open source hardware series development board, complete the core system and architecture design. The development documents, software, and hardware (including schematic diagrams) are all open; the purpose is to allow all developers around the world to participate.
Personal note: Common SBCs and specific SBCs for DYI routers.
The Tinker Board offers makers, IoT enthusiasts, hobbyists, PC DIY enthusiasts and others a reliable and extremely capable platform for building and tinkering their ideas into reality.
Our single-board computers are meticulously designed to provide standards-compliant platforms powered by upstream open-source software.
Personal note: not very powerful, but very cheap.
Seedstudio sells a lot of small computers and accessories, some developed in-house.
NanoPC & NanoPi
Tiny and elegant SBC for everybody
Design and sells open-source SBCs, laptops, phones, smartphones, tablets, wearable, iot.
SolidRun is a global leading developer of embedded systems and network solutions, focused on a wide range of energy-efficient, powerful and flexible products. Our innovative compact embedded solutions are based on ARM and x86 architecture, and offer a variety of platforms including SOMs (System-on-Module), SBCs (Single Board Computer) and industrial mini PCs.
Personal note: Interesting devices HONEYCOMB LX2, clearfog, hummingboard
Khadas develops superior quality, high-performance single board computers for makers, developers, and tinkerers, that come with open source, professional technical support, and a global community for issue discussion & idea sharing.
Personal note: Very interesting, not cheap but well finished product (Edge2 / Vim4).
Pi like, key, and Atom based motherboards.
Atomic Pi is an embedded controller based on the Intel Atom and several peripherals.
MYIR offers a variety of development boards, single board computers and CPU modules based on ARM processors covering from ARM low-end Cortex-M0 to high-end Cortex-A72 cores.
Single-board computer with Marvell chip designed for networking
MinnowBoard offers performance, flexibility, openness, and support of standards for the smallest of devices using Atom SOCs.
Arm based boards, accessories, FPGA and more.
Arm based SBC and accesories
Networking SBCs, NAS
Versatile off-the-shelf SBC computers
The Onion Omega iot modules, iot surface mount, devkits, SBCs, and accessories.
Personal note: MIPS / RISC / LiDAR cam / Screen
Products build with the latest silicon, based on open platform specs for developers, makers and business.
Personal note: ARM based boards, with Qualcomm / Exynos / Rockchip chips, camera, camera interface.
We provide innovative and reliable SBCs (Single board computer) with latest technology for makers and developers, to help them achieve ideas or projects without threshold.
Personal note: Intel based.
Intel NUC (discontinued).
High-performance AMD “Zen 2” architecture, the AMD 4700S Desktop Kit.
Personal note: Recycle of Sony Playstation 5 SoC, given the specs, performance is not the same as expected because of bottlenecks, but is not expensive.
The Parallella computer is a high performance, credit card sized computer based on the Epiphany multicore chips from Adapteva.
Includes a low-power dual-core ARM A9 processor and runs several of the popular Linux distributions, including Ubuntu.
The unique Epiphany coprocessor chips consists of a scalable array of simple RISC processors programmable in bare metal C/C++ or in parallel programming frameworks like OpenCL, MPI, and OpenMP. The mesh of independent cores are connected together with a fast on chip network within a distributed shared memory architecture.
Personal note: ARM/RISC.